- Thursday, March 27, 2014
The spotlight found him center stage, where he quietly settled in behind the microphone. Guest performer Mark Barden, a Newtown resident and accomplished career musician, used few words, and let his guitars do the talking Saturday, March 22, at the Flagpole Radio Café, a local production now in its sixth season.
- Thursday, March 13, 2014
The Flagpole Radio Café will continues its sixth season on Saturday, March 22, with special guest Sandy Hook resident Mark Barden.
The show begins at 7 pm at the Edmond Town Hall Theatre, 45 Main Street in Newtown. Tickets are $25 for adults, $20 for senior citizens and students, and are on sale at www.flagpoleproductions.org.
- Thursday, January 30, 2014
Audience members may recognize her name as part of the Wainwright legacy in pop and folk music. And Sloan Wainright (above) — sister of Loudon Wainwright III, and aunt to Martha and Rufus Wainwright, and Lucy Wainwright Roche of The Roches — has plans to thrill the next Flagpole Radio Café audience with her clever and highly personal songwriting and huge contralto voice. She will be supported by longtime friend and guitarist Steven Murphy, and Newtown-based vocalist and percussionist Cadence Carroll (below) at the February 8 show.
- Friday, January 24, 2014
Flagpole Radio Café will continue its sixth season with a performance by Sloan Wainwright on Saturday, February 8. The show will begin at 7 pm at Edmond Town Hall Theatre, 45 Main Street.
- Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Flagpole Radio Café will continue its sixth season on Saturday, December 7, with Grammy Award-winning Tom Chapin returning as special guest.
Tickets are $20 — a holiday special — and on sale now at www.flagpoleproductions.org. The show will begin at 7 pm at Edmond Town Hall, 45 Main Street in Newtown.
- Wednesday, November 6, 2013
The Flagpole Radio Café will continues its sixth season with a performance this weekend by the innovative jazz guitarist Michael Coppola.
While Saturday’s performance will begin at 7 pm, Mr Coppola and luthier James DeCava will hold a guitar workshop in Edmond Town Hall’s Alexandria Room at 6 pm.
- Monday, October 21, 2013
Flagpole Radio Café will continue its sixth season on Saturday, November 9, with special guest Michael Coppola.
The show will begin at 7 pm at Edmond Town Hall, 45 Main Street in Newtown.
Tickets are $30 for adults, $25 for students and senior citizens, and are on sale at www.flagpoleproductions.org.
- Wednesday, September 11, 2013
Deborah Henson-Conant, who headlined Flagpole Radio Café in February 2012, will return to the stage of Edmond Town Hall Theatre to open the sixth season of the radio-style variety shows on September 28.
- Wednesday, July 17, 2013
Beginning Friday, July 19, local public broadcasting stations will air a one hour PBS special called “Concert for Newtown,” a community event that brought together the people of Newtown in song, spirit and common purpose in the aftermath of the Sandy Hook School shooting.
- Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Toe-tapping and touching music, humor cornball and otherwise filled Edmond Town Hall Theatre Saturday evening, May 18, as The Flagpole Radio Café returned to the stage for the first time in a year to a warm and receptive audience.